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FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 1:00am PDT
is still on the hacking to get obamacare. >> we have to wrap this up. he is going to martha's vineyard. who is martha? seriously. she has a vineyard. big deal. >> very nice. my family goes every area to cape cod. i'm from the west coast. i don't know what martha's vineyard is. apparently she is a very important person. thanks. >>> when we come back, conservatives continue to hammer the president over thing like his golf games and vacations. is that a turnoff to the american people? and then is your city the most unfriendly city in the country? you may be suprised to see which home towns made the list. >>> before i get to the impact segment, this just in. martha from martha's vineyard is the daughter of the some morer bartholomew. so there you go. sweating the small stuff. as president obama packs up a suitcase for an eight-day vacation to martha's vineyard, some are using it to hammer him for his hipper than thou late night tv appearances. i think all this nitpicking distracts from the issues that really matter like the economy, obamacare, the list goes on and on. joining us now from macon,
CBS
Aug 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> it's the keeper of the lighthouse atop the cliffs atop martha's vineyard. going away from erosion. >> from the cliff to the lighthouse exactly. >> how much time do you have >> with date of 2015 that this lighthouse to be moved by that year. >> or what. >> we tumble into the sea. >> the lighthouse is the prominent place on list of the country's most dangerous historical landmarks. they need $3 million to move it as far as 500 feet. >> you're playing against mother nature. >> there's been a lighthouse since 1779. this one was built in 1856 at a time when this channel was the busiest shipping lane in the country and they were guided by the beacon on the hill. >> it's two thing. it's warning about those rocks and it's welcoming you home. >> even today the lighthouse plays its part in keeping the local economy going. hundreds of tourists are drawn here each day. cully vanderhoop whose family has been running the businesses along the lighthouse for years. you like it when they come up. >> i do, i really do. >> would it be different losing that lighthouse. >> it's like losing a member of
NBC
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
with after spending a day in martha's kitchen is that good work and easy work are far from are the same thing. something that jose garcia can demonstrate for you with the meat slicer and a few dozen pounds of roast pork. >> i have been at it for an hour and a half and i have 45 minutes sti still. >> reporter: that is a lot of sliced meat, but the folks at martha's kitchen are going to need it and not the mention the hundreds of potatoes and the gallons of soup the go with it, because when they open up their doors later this day, 300 people are going to come through them looking for a meal. it's a drill that is practiced twice a weekt that location, and san jose's sacred heart church, and yet still is a fraction of what they do around here. >> would you like some juice? >> thanks in part to the martha's kitchen executive director, anita cruz. >> this is the best job i have ever had. >> reporter: after a career at high-tech firms like apple, and hewlett packard and other place, she got bad news in the last part of the decade. >> what i thought was a devastating event in my life when i was laid
NBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
spending the day at martha's kitchen, it's that good work and easy work are far from the same thing. and something jose garcia can demonstrate for you with a meat slicer and a few dozen pounds of roast pork. >> i've been on it for about an hour and a half, and i've got about 45 minutes still. >> reporter: that still is a lot of sliced meat, but the folks at martha's kitchen are going to need it not to mention the 00s of potatoes and gallons of soup to go with t because when they open their doors later this day, 300 people are going to come through them, looking for a meal. it's a drill that is practiced twice a week at this location, san jose's sacred heart church, yet, still is only a frack shun of what they do around here. thanks in large part to the influence of martha's kitchen's executive director. after a career at high tech firms like ibm, apple and hp, shy got some bad news back in the early part of the last decade. >> what i thought was a devastating event of my life, when i got laid off, it was actually a blessing. >> reporter: a blessing, because she says while she always
CBS
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
their partnership with martha stewart. there are high stakes for everyone involved. so terrell brown is here with the story. >> attorneys for macy's and jv penny faced off in a courtroom, all for rights to sell merchandise endorsed by one of the world's most recognizable homemakers. attorneys for macy's and jcpenneys had closing arguments. all over their partnerships with media mogul martha stewart. the suit alleges that martha stewart living omnimedia breached at exclusive 2006 contract with macy's when it inked a separate merchandising deal with jcpenney three years later. mark epstein, who represented jcpenney, said the entire case came down to a poorly written contract. but macy's attorney argued the deal's intention was to harm macy's. at stake is the right to sell martha stewart branded products like bedding and cook wear at jcpenney stores. something stewart has been eager to do after her parent company endured its fifth straight year of financial losses. >> martha stewart wants to rapidly expand its retail brand in order to make up for losses in its media
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
is taking a break from washington this week. he's spending time with his family on martha's vineyard. the vacation comes as the president's approval rating is taking a nose-dive. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> reporter: every president needs to get away. president obama has done so less than his predecessor, president george w. bush. 14 trip and 92 vacation days compared to 50 trips and 223 for mr. bush. one common thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped on to the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallup constantly tracks his approval. 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 51% last year a low not seen since december 2011. it's usually due to defections among democrats. revelations of counterterrorism surveillance programs more aggressive than during the bush years has unsettled the president's base. >> i want to make clear, once again, that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter:
KOFY
Jul 31, 2013 9:00pm PDT
news reporter martha raddatz has reaction from washington. >> while national security secrets will leaking all over washington, general keith alexander was at a las vegas hacker's convention facing down hecklers. >> we stand for freedom. >> the heckler took issue with that statement but the director fired back, saying congressional investigators have found no illegal activity by the nsa. >> that's not -- those are facts. >> another blockbuster revelation today. a still top secret nsa program leaked by edward snowden to a british newspaper that it says allows u.s. analysts to snoop on "nearly everything a user does on the internet in real time." the guardian story provides a 32-page training guide showing how the so-called ex-key score program works. update a from 15 around the world that can show phone calls, e-mails being written, sites being visited, words being searched. snowden discussed a surveillance program this extensive when his story erupted last month. >> i sit at my desk certainly had the authorities to wiretap anyone. >> it was a story that brought vehement denial
KRON
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
a three month break to present closing arguments in a contract dispute over a partnership with the martha stewart brand. the case centers on whether macy's has exclusive rights to sell certain martha stewart merchandise-- including bath items and kitchenware. the trial has put the c-e- o's of both companies and stewart herself on the stand. a new york state supreme court judge could decide the case as early as tomorrow. >> a new smartphone app and plug-in device could turn your phone in to a bio- sensor. a series of lenses and filters in the plug-in device mirror those found in larger, more expensive laboratory units. when pluged in to a smartphone then app can detect toxins and bacteria, spot water contamination and identify allergens in food like peanuts. the handheld biosensor was developed by researchers at the university of illinois. >> here is a live look in cleveland. he is going to be sentenced. if we are expected to hear from castro as well as one of the victims coming up. >> welcome back. the opening bell on wall street. it will be a big day on wall street. we had a big drop of
FOX
Aug 11, 2013 10:00pm PDT
'm martha shay reporting. >>> more details on this case. tonight we're getting a closer look at the length that james demaggio went to hide his car. take a look at these photos showing this pile of brush and twigs to hide his car. >>> new figures show violent crime is up in every county in california expect one. marin county was the only bay area county to see a drop in crimes. the county reported 490 incidents compared to 541 the year before. those crimes include burglary, theft, auto theft and arson. >>> attorney general eric holder is said to make a major announcement tomorrow in san francisco about the nation's drug sentencing policies. holder is slated to be the keynote speaker at the american bar association annual meeting. the associated press reports that holder plans to unveil new sentences and a release program for the elderly and nonviolent offenders. >>> neighbors are fed up with the trash and debris and the city of oakland says it's about to get tougher on violent dumpers. this comes with new and significant finds, jade hernandez has the story. >> reporter: if you're not using
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police department and an anonymous donor to host the event. residents were able to turn in guns with no questions asked. they received $200 cash for an assault weapon. they say while the gun buyback program will stop the violence, it can help. >> it seems good we're getting guns off the streets. we know every gun out there is a potential threat. >> the group said they plan another gurn buyback program by the end of the year. >>> a man was giving a girl a horse drawn carriage ride around noon today when the horse got spooked and took off at full speed. the girl was thrown from the carriage. the truck driver saw the horse barrelling toward him with the 11-year-old girl in tow he tried to get his vehicle out of the way. the girl was injur
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm PDT
leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard, president obama said he had already been moving the nsa towards more transparentscy and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. a young generation believe he's a jason bourne. >> reporter: nsa wants a stronger defense from the president. >> he failed to explain these programs which saved lives, stopped terrorist plots. >> reporter: washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> still to come an unusual ruling. why a judge has ordered that a baby's name be changed. >>> also paying more for pre-school. the tens of thousands of dollars bay area parents are spending on early education and if the high costs are worth it. >>> al gore will visit lake tahoe next week. he's not vacationing. we'll tell you about his plans. >> right now we're watching the low clouds spill back across the bay from san francisco, approaching oakland, crossing the peninsula eventually into the south bay where we'll see drizzle for tomorrow morning but watchi
ABC
Aug 15, 2013 11:00am PDT
the announcement from his vacation on martha's vineyard. >> we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> on top of canceling the military exercises the president is asking the national security team to look at taking additional steps in response to the violence in egypt. egyptian officials say more than 500 people were killed yesterday including 43 police officers, some their funerals were held today. also this morning, new violence in cairo's twin city of giza. angry supporters of morsi set two government buildings on fire. the muslim brotherhood is promising more protests until egypt runs to democracy. president obama says democracy in egypt is his hope, as well, but . >> america cannot determine the future of egypt. that is a task for the egyptian people. we don't take sides with any particular party or political figure. >> in response to the government buildings in giza being attorneyed, police are authorized to protect themselves and institutions from
ABC
Aug 16, 2013 11:00am PDT
by a national security adviser susan rice who is traveling with him. president obama is on vacation in martha's vineyard. he's scheduled to return to the white house on sunday. >>> officials are giving more details for the planned implosion of a building on the east bay campus. more than 1100 debt been set up. they want to keep the dust to the minimum. geologists are using the implosion as an opportunity to study the impact. so they have placed 600 sensors around the east bay to measure the movement. if you would like to see the implosion as it happens, we will be streaming it live for you on abc7news.com at 9:00 a.m. >>> still to come, why layoffs are just happening months after the grand opening. >>> and not welcome here. the iconic san francisco neighborhood is taking a stand against too many tour buses into. >>> plus, a >>> the low number of visitors at san francisco's new exploratorium is causing employee's jobs. the visitors have been much less than expected. >>> happening now, angry residents are gifving officials an earful over tour buses. they are saying that loads of private buses t
ABC
Aug 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
lava and fire creates a treacherous surprise. >>> tipping point, our martha raddatz in egypt and a new warning for america. >>> breaking news, the latest on what happened when 87-year-old icon dick van dyke explained that fiery car before it exploded. we'll tell you what we've learned. >>> the family photos are here, mom, dad and tiny prince george together at home. >> good evening on a monday night. as we come on the air it is man versus nature, and there is a map that says it all, a giant
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. will the white house take action, after new and gruesome images? abc's martha raddatz, standing by. >>> taking on trump. the state attorney general is suing donald trump tonight, after spending over 35 grand to attend trump university. what did they get in return? >>> and the little boy and his bravery. calling 911. >> someone's trying to break into my house. >> what he does, and that calming voice at the other end. >> you're doing good. you're doing real good.
ABC
Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
on gas masks. martha raddatz is there. >>> tonight the yo-yo sale. our brian ross fighting to keep you from paying more money on a car you just bought. >> you sold her a car and now you want her to pay more for it. >> no. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight we have break
ABC
Aug 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
, martha raddatz. martha, we're hearing that they're ready to go alone. but hoping to put together some time of coalition. >> reporter: they are. time is running out, george. the president wishes he didn't have to go it alone. but he's entirely willing to do that. we have the warships, and cruise missiles, and a fifth destroyer packed with cruise missiles in the mediterranean. >> so much signaling now that it will be a strike. that's giving the syrians warnings and plenty of ability to prepare and counter that. >> reporter: there's reports out of syria, that the syrian regime is moving important people, experts, out of important buildings and airfields. and reports they are bringing busloads of other people in. that might mean they would have images of dead people they would say were caused by the bombs. or try to use them as human shields. which probably wouldn't work. >> the other big question, what kind of retaliation should the united states and the west expect in the event of a syrian strike? and you just came from israel, which is clearly going to be one of the first targets. >> r
ABC
Aug 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
on americans overseas. and our martha raddatz reporting on the targets and the race to intercept the plot. >>> breaking news on food safety. what caused that mystery outbreak that sickened hundreds of people? >>> an explosion of pet nappers. the new way thieves nab your dog. and the woman leading a pet detective to find them. >>> and our persons of the week, oprah winfrey with forest whitaker, a provocative conversation on family and race in america, and her return to acting. get ready for an oprah like never before. >>> good evening to you on this friday night.
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
overnight in a dramatic military operation after the terror alert there reaches its highest level. martha raddatz with new details on the urgent search now for vehicle bombs al qaeda reportedly wants to use in its next attack. >> shark, shark! >>> surviving "jaws." one woman's narrow escape facing off with a 14-foot great white shark battling with the beast to break free. now, she reveals her moment of terror, all caught on tape. >> will you marry me? >> yes. ♪ hey baby >> that will do. a blockbuster finale for "the bachelorette." did desiree really find love after having her heart broken? big questions this morning about that shocking ending. she said yes a thousand times, but was it to second best? the new couple here live. ♪ i think i want to marry you >>> good morning, everyone. did you see jimmy kimmel last night? that little bit he did on "the bachelorette"? >> funny. >> it was a moment. >> funny. that's fair to say. >> we'll share that ahead. >>> a dramatic moment though last night in chicago when alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate after being suspended for 211 games. >> as
ABC
Aug 9, 2013 11:00am PDT
to a global travel warning. he will depart for eight day vacation with the first family at martha's vineyard. we will carry the news conference hive in a special report starting around noon. >> thousands of music fans are pouring into golden gate park to kickoff the first day of the music festival including paul mccartney headlines and 9" nails and features outstanding food and wine. the tickets are all sold out. >> if you are headed into the city you will have a lot of company because it starts at noon at golden gate park and thousands of 49er fans will descend on candlestick park with the giants playing the baltimore orioles at 1:05 and the south america's cup semi finals are at the embarcadero. everyone is urged to leave cars at home and take mass transit. >> for all the evens, if you are looking for warm weather, it will not happen. >> bundle up. especially this evening. it will be cool rapidly. everyone, take a look at show you what is going on, we will try to have a forecast for everyone. here is the outsidelands festival, still in the 50's at noon with more sunshine this afternoon and
CBS
Aug 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, in martha's vineyard this candidate during her latest appearance in san franisco. although she has not c >> hillary clinton came across like a presidential candidate in her visit to san francisco but she has not committed to another run in 2016. >> we have seen a sweeping effort across the country to obstruct new obstacles to voting. often undercover of addressing a phantom epidemic of election fraud. >> she blasted the supreme court decision to vote down the voting rights act. polls show that most californians generally like her. 43% have a favorable opinion of her. and 16% are neutral. her speech in san francisco marks the first of several speeches about democracy in modern times. >> where this is going, we turn to the lieutenant governor and reporter carla. and our first question about hillary's trip to san francisco was, okay, let's gate real. is this the kickoff of a presidential campaign? >> i know the speech was. most would agree the speech was timely and it foretold of subsequent speeches on similar topics she expressed to the audience. >> she la
FOX
Aug 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT
and injured many others. police officers are among the dead. from president obama 'vacation spot in martha's vineyard, the u.s. condemned the violence. >> we have repeatedly called on the egyptian military and security forces to show restraint and for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens just as we've urged protesters to demonstrate peacefully. >> the egyptian government has declared a curfew and a month- long state of emergency. >>> a pilot and copilot are dead after a u.p.s. cargo plane crashed in birmingham, alabama. it happened around 4:00 this morning, just outside of the perimeter of the airport at the end of a 45-minute flight from louisville, kentucky. you can see the enti front half of the plane is separated from the rest of the body. according to a flight-tracking website, the plane plummeted more than 9,000 feet in two minutes. >> we don't know why it crashed. it left a long debris field and broke into several parties with the fuselage and wings separated. >> the ntsb is sending a rapid response team from washington as well as an investigator from its a
SFGTV2
Aug 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in the video here it was really hard for me to accept this because i don't think myself and martha did convincing and remember there is always somebody watching. somebody young or old is watching and we have to carry ourselves in a good way because maybe somebody wants to be like us one day. i thank my co-workers for coming. i gave this little speech a couple weeks ago and broke down crying and i said two weeks ago those are my heroes. anybody that can choose to work in health care servicing the people you guys are my heroes. shirley is my hero. she is servicing people and i think that is my message. anybody that chooses to serve people you're awesome. you're all my heroes, and i think i just want to leave a quick little word of what a uncle told me this year is "what -- actually "what is hard is told us to go out everyday and live a beautiful life" and i think if we can do that it's a good world. it's a good thing. so thank you and i thank my family for dancing. that was awesome for me to see. thank you for coming out. thank you lisa for driving all that way and my co-wor
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. they were busy up in martha's vineyard. there could be lots of different reasons. what i don't understand, why is everybody coming down on the republicans and asking them to defend themselves. do you really believe in the constitution, like i am sure peter king doesn't believe in the constitution. give me a break, of course he does. why aren't democrats being held accountable. republicans aren't in charge of anything except the house of representatives. >> they get the blame. >> the obama team knew this "the washington post" report was coming, why didn't they get out in front of it when president obama talked about the reforms. remember the press conference before he left for martha's vineyard, about reforms, more transparency to the nsa program. they knew this was coming, that would have been a good opportunity to have talked about it and got it out. then it all would be out in the wash. >> important to keep in mind a majority of the house republicans voted to defund the nsa. >> what about the democrats, bob, seriously? >> do the democrats give a crap about anything? do they care about a
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
the situation. abc news chief global affairs correspondent martha raditz tells us what this could mean for the united states. >> evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images showing the horror. the president spent the day huddled behind closed doors with his national security team, weighing the evidence and has military options. >> we are still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> among the options on the table, targeting syrian military or government buildings cruise missiles. four destroys are in thary with tomahawk missiles. u.s. fire jets could also attack, firing from outside syrian airspace so pilots would be out of harm's way. >> the administration has been very fourth come in saying that risk must be low. we cannot risk getting servicemen and women hurt, and we don't want to get pulled into another quagmire in the middle east. >> nothing will happen until the u.s. confirms the chemical attack. syrian state tv claims the rebels were behind the attack. abandoning the position that no chemical attack occurred. u.n. off
ABC
Aug 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
martha raditz tells us what this could mean for the united states. >> evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images showing the horror. the president spent the day huddled behind closed doors with his national security team, weighing the evidence and has military options. >> we are still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> among the options on the table, targeting syrian military or government buildings cruise missiles. four navy warships are in the area with tomahawk missiles. u.s. fighter jets could also attack, firing from outside syrian airspace so pilots would be out of harm's way. >> the administration has been very forthcoming in saying that risk must be low. we cannot risk getting servicemen and women hurt, and we don't want to get pulled into another quagmire in the middle east. >> nothing will happen until the u.s. confirms the chemical attack. syrian state tv claims the rebels were behind the attack. abandoning the position that no chemical attack occurred. u.n. officials in syria are pushing for access to the
ABC
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
is getting ready for martha's vineyard vacation but, first, going before the white house press corps with tough questions he is expected to face today. >> but any, a california police chase leads a minivan to flip over and it does not end here. we will show you what happens next. >> the widow of apple co-founder is part of a new power couple with a high would >> covering daly city, dublin/pleasanton, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, in emeryville to the west this is what you see in the bay bridge with the traffic moving across and the low clouds over san francisco. >> check out this video in the newsroom showing a high-speed chase in southern california. this happened last night and look how it ends, boom. police surrounded the van but the driver refused to come out. he finally surrendered and police say before he flipped the minivan he could be seen tossing out clothes and papers from the vehicle. >> a 50-year-old kidnapping is making headlines again this morning after months of investigation by abc7 news the f.b.i. is re-opening their investigatio
KOFY
Aug 1, 2013 9:00pm PDT
consulate around the world will be closed sunday because of security concerns. martha has the latest. >> threat is credible and serious. senior u.s. official telling abc news there is a specific threat. concerted effort against u.s. embassy or consulate we just didn't know what the specific target is. another u.s. official adding there could be other targets not just embassy. beginning sunday some of our biggest embassy will be closing. including egypt. iraq. kuwait. there has not been a mass closing of embassy and consulate due to intelligence threat sense the first anniversary of 9/11. normally an ambassador would make the determination but this time it is washington ordering the embassies to close down. martha, abc news washington. >> there is anger in chile tonight. 3 years after those minor -- minders were rescued no charges will be given to opposite of the mean or mining regulator. 33 miners trapped for two months underground. they called the decision a disgrace to the country justice system. the cave inbrought the mine safety record in focus and put chile top indus
KOFY
Aug 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
being warned to be vigilant. possibility of danger. martha has the story. >> the worldwide warning is alarming and unusually broad. it covers travel for americans be. and caution travelers to be especially wary of tourist site and public transportation. also unusual. the warning will stay in effect until the end of august. terrorist bulletin says may use a variety of means and weapon and target official and private interest. we spoke today exclusively to the chairman of the jont chiefs for abc this week. >> it is al qaeda affiliated threat yes. so it is of the al qaeda branch. >> the threat to blow up embassy cons lieutenant or something else. >> that part is unspecified but the intent seems clear. >> in the intent is to what. >> intent is to the attack western not just u.s. ents. >> senior u.s. official telling abc news that this is an active plot. coming from yemen where the so-called underwear bomber got his training. where radical american mostly clear ick directed terrorist attack until he was killed in a drone streak two years ago. but there is a new boss now. now t
KOFY
Aug 21, 2013 9:00pm PDT
seem to support them. here's abc news reporter martha raddatz. >> reporter: the pictures are gut-wrenching. the rebels say these are mothers, fathers, children, killed while they slept in their homes in a damascus suburb. they say the syrian regime fired rockets on its own people. rockets carrying poisonous gas, leaving the innocent convulsing, foaming at the mouth, suffocating. >> i'd be very surprised if it turned out to be a fake. >> reporter: the images are impossible to verify for certain and the assad regime denies the attack saying the allegations are baseless. but we showed the picture to a weapons expert. >> the only explanation i can really see to this is, this looks like this fellow's nerves have been -- are being destroyed potentially by something like sarin. >> reporter: the white house said today it is deeply concerned. but the white house has said that before. almost a year to the day. president obama warning syria about crossing a red line. >> we have communicated in no uncertain terms with every player in the region that that's a red line for us. >> reporter: but
KOFY
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm PDT
own people. martha is in the middle east with the latest. >> he is the man at the center of the horror. brutal dictator who the vice president said today is undeniably responsible for gasing his own innocent people. >> there is no doubt who is responsible for the heinous use of chemical weapons in syria. syrian regime. >> tonight there seems no question that the u.s. is ready to strike a punishing blow to assad. u.s. war ships in place. cruise ship at the ready target in syria selected. >> come ready to go like that. >> we are ready to go like tha that. >> but what might assad do in response? syrian regime has hundreds of tons of mustard gas and large stock pile of a missiles and rocket and thousands of powerful asked missile that could reach any target in neighboring israel. today here in israel a run on gas mask. requests increasing fore foley. rael prime minister saying israel is ready for any scenario. and if we identify anything attempt whatsoever to harm us we will respond in strength. there is no one stronger in this region. nuclear armed israel has the mot
KOFY
Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm PDT
will pull out of syria by sundown tomorrow. martha has the latest. >> in the situation ramp this morning the president national security team hultsed to discuss options in syria and this afternoon his secretary of state presented the most forceful case for military strike to date. >> what we choose to do or not do matters in real ways to our own security. some cite the risk of doing things. we need to ask what is the risk of doing nothing. >> is calling assad a thug and murderer who gassed his people while slept kerry led out detailed human intelligence, satellite tracking with rocket from jebingt ri and communication intercept from a high level syrian official and order to syrian troop. >> we know that the syrian rejaime elements were told to prepare for the attack by putting on goods mask and taking precaution associated with chemical weapons. >> but it is the image and the stories from the survivors that are clearly the most compellin compelling. and that number 1 1429. 1429 people killed including those 4 26 children. >> american people are tired of war. believe me. i am too. b
FOX
Aug 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> president obama played golf this morning on martha's vineyard. the president and his family are staying on martha's vineyard till august 18. he will have no public appearances but receives daily briefing. >>> u.s. attorney general eric holder ilappear in san francisco tomorrow -- will aspear in san francisco tomorrow at the -- will aspear in san francisco tomorrow -- will appear in san francisco tomorrow morning at the american bar association. former secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to appear at the same meet -- same meeting tomorrow. >>> boat owners have a few days left to remove their boats because of low water levels. boats are usually pulled between october and december 1 when water is released for flood control but this year a lack of rain and snow melt conspired to move the date up. >> today was the day when people were supposed to be out by. we have a few extra days. if you are planning on using their boats, they are welcome to keep it in as long as they keep an eye on the lake. >> the lake is still deep enough for boating and trailered boats are still able to use
ABC
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
's martha raddatz is tracking all of this on the ground in amman, jordan. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george and elizabeth. this region is bracing for a possible military attack on syria, which could come soon. this morning potential targets have been identified, allies consulted, and military commanders await only the green light to launch attacks. these images seen around the world have had a profound effect in washington. secretary of state john kerry saying in no uncertain terms that what the assad regime has done will not go unpunished. >> make no mistake, president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> reporter: for kerry the attacks seemed personal. >> as a father, i can't get the image out of my head of a man who held up his dead child, wailing while chaos swirled around him. >> reporter: while the administration is convinced a chemical attack occurred, the u.n. is proceeding with its investigation. those inspectors who came under sniper fire donning bul
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
it all. >> reporter: good morning to you. before president obama begins his vacation here in martha's vineyard, he will stop in orlando to speak with disabled veterans. edward snowden has everyone talking today. it comes after a news conference on friday announcing snowden played a role in the timing that he wants to enact new measures to enact the surveillance program. the president announced working with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
be heading home, released from prison by the new military regime. abc's martha raddatz is in cairo with the very latest on this developing story. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, amy. stunning events across the region here this morning. meaning, there could be even more turmoil. this morning, hosni mubarak, egypt's former authoritarian ruler, ousted by an uprising, gets a release from prison. while his democratically-elected successor is still under detention. it was february 2011, when mass protests, the so-called arab spring, eventually forced mubarak to hand over power. mubarak ended up in prison on corruption and other charges. now, with the military back in power, where mubarak once served as a general, the court is allowing the 85-year-old to return home. although, under house arrest. >> that really shows that we're going through really, really bad scene right now. this is horrible. >> reporter: meanwhile, in nearby syria, a possible chemical weapons attack. heart-wrenching images of mothers, children, even infants. >> the only reasonable explanation in this c
CBS
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
this hour about the crisis. major garrett is on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. we expect that announcement from president obama in about 15 minutes. every indication is the president will condemn the violence in strong terms. and also take one more step we believe, to register his displeasure with egypt's military rulers. aides tell us the president is reviewing options to register his displeasure and try to get egypt's attention for good. up till the last moment the united states urged the egyptian military to avoid bloodshed and was ignored. with president obama golfing during his vacation it was left to secretary of state john kerry to express outrage and plead, again, for political compromise. >> egyptians inside and outside of the government need to take a step back. they need to calm the situation. and avoid further loss of life. violence is simply not a solution in egypt or in anywhere else. violence will not create a road map for egypt's future. >> reporter: the turmoil in egypt starkly illustrates the limits of u.s. power.
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Aug 10, 2013 7:00am PDT
break today on martha's vineyard. when he returns to washington, all of the challenges are waiting for him. >> i try to picture moments in martha's vineyard when he marches michelle into the kitchen and shows off clean dishes. >> i'm curious what putin has to say about the slouch boy kid comment, as well. >> the translation of that must have been great. >> i'll tell you that next time. >>> now, to ron claiborne with the other top developing stories this morning. >> good morning, everyone. in the news, all but one of the american embassies that were closed last week because of terror concerns are now set to reopen tomorrow. the state department says 18 of the 19 embassies located throughout north africa and the middle east will reopen. the one however in yemen, that one will remain closed. >>> and fire crews are slowly getting control of a massive wildfire in southern california. the fire covering some 25-square miles or about 16,000 acres. officials say the fire is about 40% contained. more than two dozen homes have been destroyed and hundreds others evacuated. >>> and the embattle
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and the political furor here at homes shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha ans's vineyard, president obama said he'd already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. there's a young generation that believe he's some kind of jason bourne and there's got to be more transparency. >> reporter: nsa supporters want a stronger defense from the president. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which have saved lives, which have stopped terrorist plots. >> reporter: washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. bryan mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> two of the biggest names in politics will be in the bay area tomorrow. former secretary of state hillary clinton will be in san francisco speaking at the american bar association annual meeting. attorney general eric holder will also be speaking tomorrow. this year's meeting focuses on human trafficking, cyber security and gender equality and is taking place at the moscone center. >>>
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Aug 15, 2013 11:00am PDT
to the music on martha's vineyard. he condemned the crackdown by egypt's military. >> we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. >> reporter: but mr. obama suggested many egyptians, maybe a majority, i wanted the army to oust elected president mow ham mid-morsi and wanted the protests by pro-morsi backers ended but he said egyptians and he are horrified by 500-plus dead and by protesters killing cops and attacking christians. >> we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully and con dent attacks that we've seen by protesters, including on churches. >> reporter: the president could have gone further. he could have declare there had had been a coup in egypt. all u.s. aid would have stopped. but he didn't. >> this morning, we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. >> reporter: and president obama says his national securit
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
against its own people. abc's martha raddatz has been reporting all week from the region and she joins us from cairo now. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. the u.s. is more convinced than ever before that this was a chemical attack and it is now up to president obama to decide what to do. the images, the evidence gathered in the attack have prompted this morning the u.s. secretary of state to issue the strongest statement to date, john kerry, saying the u.s. has very little doubt that a chemical weapon was used by the syrian regime last week killing hundreds or as many as a thousand syrian civilians. in the region this morning, possible options for a response are being discussed. the u.s. chairman of the joint chiefs and head of central command holding meetings with counterparts from across the region in amman. u.s. navy destroyers and submarines are now positioned in the mediterranean sea armed with cruise missiles ready to carry out strikes inside syria if the president orders them. fighter jets are at the ready, as well, although the jets themselves would not cro
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Aug 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
for americans traveling overskpaez our martha raddis will be leading our coverage tonight. and also, coming up our persons of the week. it's oprah winfrey herself and forest whitaker and a conversation together a personal one about race, and family, and change in america. and its all after abc 7 news at 5:00. >>> washington state fish and wildlife department has hired )  officer whose job sit to protect puget sound orca population. the orca officer will patrol and make sure whale watching tours keep a safe distance. the population of 85 orcas have been listed as endangered. >> checking healthy living news fda will require a warning on bottles of the popular pain reliever saying the drug may cause skin reactions in people. it is found in numerous prescription and over the counter products designed to treat pain and reduce fever such as tylenol a cording to fda skin reactions are rare but could be deadly. s fda stepping in to make sure food was the gluten-free label live up to their claims. a new rule goes into affect today requiring companies to ensure their products contain less than 20 parts
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Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
at what brought him to this moment. also, martha raddis with the latest news on the terror alert. what's happening at this moment. and swimming with sharks to find out why they're coming closer to beaches everywhere. he >>> checking healthy living news a popular class of blood pressure drugs may have a serious side affect for women who have taken cha is known as calcium channel blockers for 10 years or skmor have risk for two types of breast cancer. in the study elderly described as aged 55 or older. a study suggesting smoke smokers are more likely to have children who also smoke. researchers at wake forest baptist medical center found children of former smokiers and smokers were 3.2 times more likely to pick up the habit. researchers say genetics maybe be at the heart of this. this study publicke publicked -- published in journal pediatric autos an 8-year-old boy is raigz money to help his dog get around. the dog lost the use of his hind legs. the dog's young owner was determined to raise money to buy the dog a special wheelchair. he did it by selling keychains and magnets to his neig
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